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Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days When Ben Cantil was diagnosed with testicular cancer while in college about five years ago, he underwent aggressive chemotherapy and was in horrible pain, Patterson said. With the suddenness of the disease and insufficient time to sign up for medical...

When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear horror stories about the side effects. The worst, for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair...

For the past couple of weeks, I have written about my leukemia and chemotherapy to encourage others who have been diagnosed and might feel anxious about the future. As it turned out, you readers have encouraged...
Anderson understands district past, present, future

...borough-owned hospital giving up local control. He said he received treatment for a back fusion and his wife underwent chemotherapy for lymphoma at the hospital."I like the fact we have an elected individual to sit on the hospital board to make decisions...

...the paperwork in my hand. No, not aromatherapy, dummy.Chemotherapy.Five hours earlier, I had told a nurse I was having trouble...wyntk/leukemia.Next week, I'll explain why I think chemotherapy is no longer a four-letter word.Reach Glynn Moore at...
Considering cannabis

...son got sick. "Once I got it on my property, I was OK to give to my son when he was getting very, very, very ill from chemotherapy," she said. "During the process of buying marijuana ... I thought I was committing a crime." Alaska's voters will...
Family finds joy with retired military working dog and waited. Unfortunately, when I was contacted, I was not able to travel as I was with my daughter helping her with chemotherapy treatments. Several months ago, I contacted the Retired Military Working Dog program in Lackland Air Force Base again to...
A day for September

...the fight. Despite all the turmoil of the past two years in her battle with cervical cancer and seven punishing rounds of chemotherapy that dropped her weight down to 103 pounds, Klumb, a mother of five, does not let her failing health become an excuse...

...decided to shave her head to support her 11-year-old friend Delaney Clements, who has cancer and lost her hair after chemotherapy.After she shaved her head, 9-year-old Kamryn was suspended from her public charter school in Grand Junction, Colo...
The Bookworm Sez: 'Things I've Learned from Dying' a must-read memoir

...wife, Katya, desperately searched for viable alternative treatments for her father, who'd decided there'd be no more chemotherapy. "I know you know how to let go," Peter wrote to Dow. "I need you to teach it to Katya."In a file stored somewhere...
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